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2019 AGM Season Forecast

Monday, 28 January 2019

With a plethora of new codes and guidelines being introduced in 2018 and the ever increasing scrutiny over ESG issues and remuneration it will be a fascinating year for AGMs.

Like any long-term relationship, shareholders and the boards of the companies they own will not see eye-to eye always. This was certainly true during 2018, but we sense that the gap between what investors want and what boards are prepared to do is narrowing, and at a faster pace than ever.

Our report looks over the trends of 2019, covering:

  • ESG
  • Shareholder Engagement
  • Remuneration / Pensions
  • Diversity
  • Auditor Issues
  • Employee Representatives
  • Board Accountability